Landrienne, Quebec

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Landrienne
Township municipality
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Location within Abitibi RCM.
Location within Abitibi RCM.
Landrienne is located in Western Quebec
Landrienne
Landrienne
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°33′N 77°57′W / 48.550°N 77.950°W / 48.550; -77.950Coordinates: 48°33′N 77°57′W / 48.550°N 77.950°W / 48.550; -77.950[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Abitibi
Settled 1910s
Constituted July 15, 1918
Government[2]
 • Mayor François Lemieux
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Abitibi-Ouest
Area[2][3]
 • Total 274.90 km2 (106.14 sq mi)
 • Land 276.83 km2 (106.88 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 977
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.9%
 • Dwellings 397
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Y 1V0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 386
Website www.landrienne.com

Landrienne is a township municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in the Abitibi Regional County Municipality. It is part of the census agglomeration of Amos.

Originally known as Saint-Barnabé-de-Landrienne, the place was named in honor of Jean-Marie Landriève Des Bordes (1712–1778), a French naval officer and Administrative Inspector.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The township had a population of 977 as of the Canada 2011 Census, and a land area of 276.83 square kilometres. Private dwellings occupied by usual residents are 379, out of 390 total dwellings. Mother tongues are:[4]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 100%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 977 (2006 to 2011 population change: -0.9%)
  • Population in 2006: 986
  • Population in 2001: 1072
  • Population in 1996: 1007
  • Population in 1991: 1044

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: François Lemieux
  • Councillors: Julie Auger, Maryse Bélanger, Réal Champagne, Steve Champagne, Richard Lecompte, Carole Perron

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reference number 33933 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Landrienne". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Landrienne census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  4. ^ "Landrienne community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census